MHG48564 - Unknown: Sandside, Pentland Firth
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Type and Period (1)
- WRECK (Undated)
- None recorded
NMRS Report: (20/06/2005)
NC96NE 8010 c. 95 66
N58 34 W3 48
NLO: Sandside Bay [name: ND 963 657]
Sandside Head [name: ND 954 664]
Thurso [name: ND 115 687]
Pentland Firth [name centred ND 35 81].
Possibly on map sheets NC96NW.
See also ND16NW 8040-2.
Thurso, 27th April . `During a tremendous gale last night, which lasted three hours, the following vessels were driven on shore about a mile to the Westward and totally wrecked. Crews saved: CONSTANT TRADER, Waite, from Berwick: PHOENIX, McInnes, from Brora, both for Liverpool, and HERO, Michie, from Newcastle to Dublin. There is a brig on shore at Sandside, particulars unknown.' [Record received incomplete].
NMRS, MS/829/71 (no. 7078).
The loss of this vessel is not cited by I G Whittaker (1998), possibly suggesting her successful recovery.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 20 June 2005.
<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 272879 (Dataset). SHG24123.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 94 65 (20m by 20m)|
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